Articles of April,2016

Water Loving Catheters - Hydrophilic Catheters

Posted on Apr 11, 2016 by Taikhum Sadiq

Coated catheters or hydrophilic catheters were introduced to reduce long-term urethral complications. They are more preferable to a standard catheter. Hydrophilic catheters coated along the entire length with a hydrophilic polymer, usually polyvinyl-pyrrolidone (PVP) and same with sodium chloride.

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Straight Tipped Catheters

Posted on Apr 09, 2016 by Taikhum Sadiq

Straight tip catheters are tapered at the end so that they can pass smoothly through the urethra. They are the simplest form of intermittent catheters and are different from others just because of the shape of the tip. The rest of the features of this catheter depend on whether they are coated, non-coated, pre-lubricated catheters.

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Coo-Day Catheters

Posted on Apr 09, 2016 by Taikhum Sadiq

Coude catheters or curved tip catheters are just like the straight tip catheters, but the tip is curved inwards. In French Coude means bend or elbow. Coude tip catheters have a curved tip and they are usually prescribed when a patient has conditions that can make inserting a straight tip catheter difficult.

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